Business Development Consultant

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Dublin, Ireland

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30+ days ago

Business Development Consultant

Location: Dublin or (remote working)

Reference number #2138

The Opportunity

IES are currently looking for a Business Development Consultant to join our growing business development team and help us deliver our services to clients such as building owners, building designers and facilities managers. Working from the Dublin office, the successful candidate will support the commercial growth of the Irish company and help increase sales.

At IES we have been working in Climate Tech for the last 27 years and we consider the fight against Climate Change a moral imperative that drives all our decisions. The “Intelligent Communities Lifecycle” (ICL) is our suite of interconnected tools which facilitates the planning, design and operation of energy-efficient and sustainable cities, communities, campuses, portfolios, buildings and local networks. The market for our products and services is vast and currently there is a lot of untapped potential.

You will be responsible for forming and building relationships with clients, learning about the challenges they face and supporting the Global Sales team in proposing consultancy or software services to help address their business challenges. Following a period of training and mentoring, the successful candidates will have the opportunity grow within the sales team and enhance their career.

The Candidate

We are looking for enthusiastic professionals with 1-3 years’ experience who are looking to kick-start their career in a technology company fighting climate change. Ideally, the successful candidate will have sales experience in the sustainability sector or digital technologies for construction or buildings. Alternatively, you will be working as a technical consultant or project consultant and wish to develop your career in a more sales-oriented position.

Essential Skills:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering or science discipline and passion for sustainability
  • Responsible for identifying new business opportunities and responsible for driving sales through links with industry partners.
  • An innovative thinker who can build relationships throughout the business and with prospective customers.
  • Professional presentation and clear communication skills
  • A proactive attitude, passionate about what you do, enthusiastic, self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills in a fast-paced, innovative tech. organization
  • Collect market/competitive benchmark data and regularly review with the sales team
  • The role provides a stimulating mix of activities which require a sales professional with technical expertise

The Rewards

In return we offer the chance to work for a dynamic company in an exciting and supportive working environment; we will reward you with a competitive salary, private health care, a contributory pension scheme, life insurance, retail discounts, enhanced maternity and paternity, flexible start times and hybrid working options.

Happy to talk flexible working!

To Apply

To apply for the role please send a covering letter stating the skills you have from the requirements listed above and an up to date CV to

Early application is encouraged and IES reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

The Company

At IES, we value People, Purpose and Innovation. We offer a flexible and supportive working environment and the opportunity to work with a team of friendly, interesting and diverse people from across the globe, who are passionate about what we do.

Our mission is to contribute to conserving the earth’s natural resources for future generations by reducing the carbon emissions of the built environment. IES is at the forefront of cutting-edge technology in the green-building sector and our Virtual Environment (VE) software is the only tool that allows the design team to simulate the full performance of a building model.

Our world-leading 3D performance analysis software is used by our clients to design high-quality and innovative buildings across the globe, while minimising the impact on the environment. IES’ technology is supported by integrated consulting services and today its capabilities are expanding from use on individual buildings, to helping create sustainable communities, cities and countries.

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

Information on all candidates being considered for roles within the organisation will be handled in accordance with the provision of the General Data Protection Regulations (as amended from time to time). For more information, please see our Recruitment Privacy Statement.

How to apply

To apply for the role please send a covering letter stating the skills you have from the requirements listed and an up to date CV to:

Early application is encouraged and IES reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.